ხიშტი

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Georgian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Persian خشت ‎(xišt, javelin, dart), whence also Armenian խիշտ ‎(xišt).

Noun[edit]

ხიშტი ‎(xišṭi)

  1. (weaponry) bayonet

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Russian хишт ‎(xišt)

Noun[edit]

ხიშტი ‎(xišṭi) ‎(plural ხიშტები)

  1. (colloquial, slang, card games) The penalty in a certain card game (particularly, ჯოკერი ‎(ǯoḳeri)) for taking no tricks while having betted one or more tricks.
Usage notes[edit]

On the special paper where the game results are written, the sign of this penalty is like this: |---| or /---/